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A treatise of all the degrees and symptoms of the venereal disease, in both sexes; Explicating Naturally and Mechanically, its Causes, Kinds, various Ways of Infecting; The Nature of Hereditary infection; Certainty of knowing whether Infected or not; Infallible way to prevent Infection; Easiness of Cure when infected; Reasons why so many miss of Cure; How to know when, and when not, in Skilful Hands for Cure, and the Use and Abuse of Mercury in the Cure. Necessary to be Read and Observ'd by All Persons that Ever had, (many other Diseases being occasion'd by the Venereal Taint and Mercury) Now have, or at any time May have, the Misfortune of that Distemper, in order to prevent their being Ruin'd by Ignorant Pretenders, Quacks, Mountebanks, Impostors, &c. whose Notorious Practices are clearly evinc'd. To which is added, The Cause and Cure of Old Gleets and Weaknesses in Men and Women, whether Venereal or Seminal, briefly describing the Use and Abuse of their Genital Parts, and why Gleets (as sometimes they do) hinder Procreation, causing Impotency, &c. in Men, and Barrenness, Miscarriages, &c. in Women. With some remarkable Cases of that kind incerted. The whole Interspers'd With peculiar Prescriptions, many pertinent Observations, Histories, and Letters of very extraordinary cures. The like, for general Advantage, never Publish'd by any Author, Ancient or Modern, since the Disease came first to be known in the World

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A treatise of all the degrees and symptoms of the venereal disease, in both sexes; Explicating Naturally and Mechanically, its Causes, Kinds, various Ways of Infecting; The Nature of Hereditary infection; Certainty of knowing whether Infected or not; Infallible way to prevent Infection; Easiness of Cure when infected; Reasons why so many miss of Cure; How to know when, and when not, in Skilful Hands for Cure, and the Use and Abuse of Mercury in the Cure. Necessary to be Read and Observ'd by All Persons that Ever had, (many other Diseases being occasion'd by the Venereal Taint and Mercury) Now have, or at any time May have, the Misfortune of that Distemper, in order to prevent their being Ruin'd by Ignorant Pretenders, Quacks, Mountebanks, Impostors, &c. whose Notorious Practices are clearly evinc'd. To which is added, The Cause and Cure of Old Gleets and Weaknesses in Men and Women, whether Venereal or Seminal, briefly describing the Use and Abuse of their Genital Parts, and why Gleets (as sometimes they do) hinder Procreation, causing Impotency, &c. in Men, and Barrenness, Miscarriages, &c. in Women. With some remarkable Cases of that kind incerted. The whole Interspers'd With peculiar Prescriptions, many pertinent Observations, Histories, and Letters of very extraordinary cures. The like, for general Advantage, never Publish'd by any Author, Ancient or Modern, since the Disease came first to be known in the World


Publication date 1708
Publisher London :
Collection medicalheritagelibrary; francisacountwaylibrary; americana
Digitizing sponsor Open Knowledge Commons and Harvard Medical School
Contributor Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Language English
Preface dated May 17th, 1708

Includes index

Signatures: AbcB-2H

Advertisements on p. [40]-[41] at end

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